sneaky


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sneak·y

 (snē′kē)
adj. sneak·i·er, sneak·i·est
Furtive; surreptitious.

sneak′i·ly adv.
sneak′i·ness n.

sneak•y

(ˈsni ki)

adj. sneak•i•er, sneak•i•est.
like or suggestive of a sneak; furtive.
[1825–35]
sneak′i•ly, adv.
sneak′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sneaky - marked by deceptionsneaky - marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"
corrupt, crooked - not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive
2.sneaky - marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"
concealed - hidden on any grounds for any motive; "a concealed weapon"; "a concealed compartment in his briefcase"

sneaky

sneaky

adjective
1. So slow, deliberate, and secret as to escape observation:
2. Trickily secret:
Translations
ماكِر، مُخادِع
potměšilý
lusket
lymskulegur; ómerkilegur
potmehúdsky

sneaky

[ˈsniːkɪ] ADJ (sneakier (compar) (sneakiest (superl))) → soplón

sneaky

[ˈsniːki] adjsournois(e)

sneaky

adj (+er) (pej inf)gewieft (inf), → raffiniert; there’s something sneaky about itda ist was faul dran

sneaky

[ˈsniːkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → vile

sneak

(sniːk) verb
1. to go quietly and secretly, especially for a dishonest purpose. He must have sneaked into my room when no-one was looking and stolen the money.
2. to take secretly. He sneaked the letter out of her drawer.
noun
a mean, deceitful person, especially a telltale.
ˈsneakers noun plural
soft shoes with soles made of rubber, rope etc. He was wearing blue jeans and sneakers.
ˈsneaking adjective
(of a feeling) slight but not easy to suppress. She knew he was wicked but she had a sneaking admiration for his courage.
ˈsneaky adjective
It was a bit sneaky of him to tell the teacher about me.
ˈsneakiness noun
References in classic literature ?
Sherburn run his eye slow along the crowd; and wherever it struck the people tried a little to out- gaze him, but they couldn't; they dropped their eyes and looked sneaky.
He's tall, and lazy, and sly, and sneaky, and ruther cowardly, too, but kind of good-natured, and wears long brown hair and no beard, and hasn't got a cent, and Brace boards him for nothing, and gives him his old clothes to wear, and despises him.
They bothered him with their dinky deals, with their scrimping and scratching, and their sneaky attempts to hide their ugliness by the observance of one set day of sanctuary.
Two other factors that are expected to fuel the growth of the company are the recent round of funding that Sneaky Games took in and Austin's business environment.
Seems a purr-fectly sneaky feline seeks to destroy a vaccine that combats humans' allergies to dogs.
Sneaky male birds of other species have doubled their offspring by mating with females other than their nesting partners.
Fandorin's improbable escapes, the stylized plot twists, the beautiful, perfidious girl, the sneaky little man who shows up in several guises, the woman who figures out a way to rule the world--the pattern eventually hit me: this is a melodrama
By chance, Okwe discovers a covert organ transplant operation in the hotel, and alerts the manager Sneaky (Sergi Lopez) to the underhand goings-on.
They had gone by boyish names like Sneaky, Big Barney, Little Joe and Yuck.
But there's nothing official about this sneaky operation run by Trademark Office Ltd, whose sole director is a Latvian living in east London called Igors Villers.
But they're a sneaky lot as they've convinced a sizeable number of the electorate, not least those who don't earn much themselves, that they're being bled dry by those on benefits, specifically housing benefit.
The band was born out of a club night, Sneaky Sundays, hosted in Sydney by Black Angus (Angus McDonald) and MC Double D (Daimon Downey).